Sachse Bond Leaderboard

Dallas County reports 10 deaths, over 4,000 cases this weekend

by | Nov 23, 2020 | Latest

Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 10 (including 2 probable) deaths and 4,045 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 today, Nov 21 & 22.  The county reported 1,185 total deaths to date. The total confirmed cases are 118,962.

The county is also reporting a total of 11,224 probable cases and 26 probable deaths.

The additional deaths this weekend include:

A man in his 40’s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. He had been hospitalized and had underlying high risk health conditions.

A woman in her 50’s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. She had been critically ill in an area hospital and had underlying high risk health conditions.

A woman in her 50’s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. She had been critically ill in an area hospital and had underlying high risk health conditions.

A man in his 50’s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. He had been critically ill in an area hospital and had underlying high risk health conditions.

A man in his 60’s who was a resident of the City Dallas. He had been critically ill in an area hospital and had underlying high risk health conditions.

A man in his 70’s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. He had been critically ill in an area hospital and had underlying high risk health conditions.

A man in his 70’s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. He had been hospitalized and had underlying high risk health conditions.

A woman in her 70’s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. She had been critically ill in an area hospital had underlying high risk health conditions.

A woman in her 80’s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. She had been critically ill in an area hospital  and had underlying high risk health conditions.

A woman in her 50’s who was a resident of the City of Dallas. She had been critically ill in an area hospital and had underlying high risk health conditions.

The city of Sachse has not reported a case update for the weekend.

The provisional seven-day average of daily new confirmed and probable cases (by date of test collection) for CDC week 46 has increased to 1,321, which is a rate of 50.1 daily new cases per 100,000 residents—the highest case rate in Dallas County since the beginning of the pandemic. The percentage of respiratory specimens testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 has increased, with 16.8% of symptomatic patients presenting to area hospitals testing positive in week 46 (week ending 11/14/20).

A provisional total of 1,224 confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases were diagnosed in school-aged children (5 to 17 years) during CDC week 46, a three-fold increase from 5 weeks earlier (week ending 10/10/20). Since November 1, there have been 2,851 COVID-19 cases in school-aged children and staff reported from over 558 separate K-12 schools in Dallas County, including 393 staff members. A total of 1,224 confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases were diagnosed in school-aged children (5 to 17 years) during CDC week 46 — which is 50% more than the number of cases in this age group reported during the second highest peak week of cases in July (Week 28). Since November 1, there have been over 116 COVID-19 cases in children and staff reported from 60 separate daycares in Dallas County.

Over the past 30 days, there have been over 850 COVID-19 cases reported from 84 separate long-term care facilities, including 304 staff members. This is the highest number of long-term care facilities with active outbreaks reported in Dallas County since the beginning of the pandemic. Over the past 30 days, there have been 90 COVID-19 cases reported from over 14 separate congregate-living facilities, including 22 staff members and one death of a staff member. Of all confirmed cases requiring hospitalization to date, more than two-thirds have been under 65 years of age. Diabetes has been an underlying high-risk health condition reported in about a third of all hospitalized patients with COVID-19. Of the total confirmed deaths reported to date, about 23% have been associated with long-term care facilities.

From Staff Reports • [email protected]

 

 

0 Comments

Related News

Council holds budget workshop

Council holds budget workshop

Numbers stole the show at the most recent council meeting, the majority of which focused on discussions of the budget for the next fiscal year. City staff presented the budget to councilmembers during a workshop session at the Monday, Aug. 1 meeting. The city’s...

read more
Confusion over charter review

Confusion over charter review

A communication breakdown between Sachse City Council and the Charter Review Commission created some animosity between the two parties. Initially, commissioners expected council to consider approving the proposed charter amendments during its regular meeting Monday,...

read more
Mustang players eager to hit ground running

Mustang players eager to hit ground running

The Sachse Mustangs have entered the 2022 season with plenty of expectations, namely among themselves. Picked to finish either first or second in District 9-6A in most preseason selections, Sachse brings a blend of senior experience and young, talented football...

read more
Local theatre group seeks lead

Local theatre group seeks lead

Wylie Acting Group is putting out a casting call for its upcoming performance of “Zombie Prom,” an off-Broadway musical about a teenage boy brought back to life by the love of his high-school sweetheart. “Zombie Prom” is set at Enrico Fermi High School, located near...

read more
Applications for free, reduced lunch still open

Applications for free, reduced lunch still open

Students returned to the classroom Monday, Aug. 8, as Garland ISD rings in the 2022-2023 school year. Garland ISD has released its calendar for the upcoming school year to assist parents as they adjust to helping their children get to school, including start times and...

read more
Property values increase 21%

Property values increase 21%

Sachse’s property values continue to grow, according to the latest certified values released by the Collin Central Appraisal District (CCAD) and Dallas Central Appraisal District (DCAD). Certified value summaries were released to taxing entities and the public by CCAD...

read more
Tax-Free Weekend scheduled for Aug. 5-7

Tax-Free Weekend scheduled for Aug. 5-7

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar encourages taxpayers to support Texas businesses and to take advantage of the upcoming tax-free weekend. This year’s Tax-Free Weekend begins Friday, Aug. 5 and runs through midnight Sunday, Aug. 7. Most clothing, footwear, school supplies...

read more
Drought conditions affect Collin, Dallas counties

Drought conditions affect Collin, Dallas counties

With little rain in over a month, almost all the state is experiencing drought conditions. Galen Roberts, assistant director of water resources for the North Texas Municipal Water District, said drought is defined as an “extended period of low precipitation,” but...

read more
GISD approves student code of conduct

GISD approves student code of conduct

In anticipation of students returning to campuses this coming week, Garland ISD trustees considered a final set of policy changes before the first day of classes. The board received the annual update to its student code of conduct during the Tuesday, July 26, regular...

read more
Resident staying positive after fire loss

Resident staying positive after fire loss

One Sachse family discovered just how important emergency preparedness can be after their family’s longtime vacation trailer caught on fire. The trailer, parked near Lake Fork Reservoir in Yantis, provided a great getaway option for years for Cynthia Wetherington, her...

read more